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Director, Public Policy
Mr. Kovacevich manages Google’s public policy campaigns on top priority issues, including privacy, security, copyright, patent reform, and competition. He previously led the company’s public affairs and public policy strategy on antitrust and competition issues, including development of key messaging; outreach to regulatory agencies, academics and consumer groups; and the company’s strategy surrounding the Federal Trade Commission’s antitrust investigation. More about Mr. Kovacevich.
Chief Executive Officer
ESET North America
Mr. Lee brings to ESET a unique blend of corporate and security expertise. Having served as Chief Research Officer at ESET from 2004 to 2008, Lee was responsible for building ESET's reputation as a world-class research organization. Prior to accepting the role of CEO at ESET in January of 2011, Lee served as Chief Technology Officer for K7 Computing, an antivirus software and Internet security company, where he was responsible for all aspects of K7's technology, leading acquisitions and bringing new products to the market. More about Mr. Lee.
Vice President, Global Government Affairs & Cybersecurity Policy
Ms. Cheri McGuire leads Symantec’s global public policy agenda and government engagement strategy, including cybersecurity, data integrity, critical infrastructure protection (CIP), and privacy. She works extensively with industry and governments, serving from 2010-2012 as Chair of the US IT Sector Coordinating Council. She also sits on the Boards of the IT Industry Council (ITI), the US IT Office in China (USITO), and the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA).
Assistant Vice President, Public Policy
AT&T Services Inc.
Mr. Boyer’s responsibilities include the development and coordination of AT&T’s strategic policy initiatives at the federal and state levels impacting emerging services and technology, including a recent focus on cybersecurity.
Director of Security Policy & Global Privacy Officer
Mr. Hoffman is a long-time expert on online privacy and security issues and has testified before Congress. He joined Intel in 1998 as an eBusiness attorney and founded Intel's privacy team in 1999. A year later he was appointed group counsel of eBusiness and director of privacy. He later relocated to Munich, Germany, in 2005 to serve as group counsel in the Intel European legal department while leading Intel's worldwide privacy and security policy team.
Hoffman participates in several other security and privacy related organizations. He was a founding member of the BBBOnLine Steering Committee and served on the TRUSTe board of directors from 2000 to 2006. David also served on the board of directors for the International Association of Privacy Professionals and held the role of treasurer. He holds the Certified Information Privacy Professional Certification and has lectured at law schools in the U.S., Europe and China.
David has a J.D. from the Duke University School of Law and also holds an A.B. from Hamilton College.
Before joining Microsoft in December 1999, Ms. Beauchere was an attorney in private practice in New Jersey, New York and Washington, D.C. A second-career lawyer, she spent 12 years as a real-time financial news correspondent and editor in charge, most recently with Reuters America Inc. in New York.
Senior Diretor for Operational Compliance
Jim Janco has nearly twenty years of telecom related experience. He joined Comcast in July, 2003 after spending seven years in communications and media consulting with Accenture. As senior director for operational compliance, Jim is responsible for policy compliance for Comcast data and video products, which entails ensuring operational excellence, completeness and rigor in various delivery frameworks. In this role, Jim conducts user research and defines various policies for several programs, including Usage Based Billing, Comcast/ NBCU Content Protection and Comcast’s Digital Literacy/Parental Control initiatives. Jim also has responsibility for emerging policy areas such as Comcast’s sustainability program. In the area of data compliance, Jim maintains regulatory reporting responsibility for Comcast for such reports as Form 477 and Internet stand alone reporting to the FCC and oversees data reconciliation projects to ensure data accuracy for these highly visible reports. In these roles, Jim engages multiple stakeholders from within the Comcast and the related industries to ensure alignment of best practices and policy consensus.
While at Comcast, Jim has enjoyed success in operations, product and policy roles. In the area of operations, Jim has managed the Network Abuse group, overseeing customer operations as well as the deployment of data intercept devices to support law enforcement orders. In the area of product development, Jim managed the product strategies for McAfee and Norton AntiVirus programs as well as the brand launch of Constant Guard, the Comcast online safety and security platform.
Chief Security Officer
Mr. Sullivan manages Facebook's teams responsible for information security, product security, investigations, and law enforcement relations. In addition to spending most of his time promoting safety and security for Facebook users, Joe also works on other regulatory and privacy-related legal issues.
Senior Vice President, Cyber Threat Management and Information Sharing
Bank of America
Mr. Denning’s team at Bank of America is responsible for assessing cyber threats and working closely with external partners to improve information sharing and to work to reduce risk to the bank and the financial sector. Mr. Denning, through the FS-ISAC, is a member of the Unified Coordination Group (UCG) staff. He also lead the development of the Financial Sector's Annex to the NCIRP and is the co-chair of the FS-ISAC's Joint ISAC BOTNET Mitigation Working Group.
Prior to joining Bank of America, Mr. Denning was the Dir. of External Affairs in the Office of Cybersecurity and Communications (CS&C) within the Dept. of Homeland Security. As Director, Denning lead the development and coordination of policy, international relations, Congressional outreach, media relations, and State, local, tribal, and private sector outreach and engagement. He served on the team that planned and established the Comprehensive National Cybersecurity Initiative, an effort to secure the nation's information infrastructure; leading the stakeholder engagement planning and execution.
Program Engineering Director, Cybersecurity and Special Missions, Intelligence, Information and Systems
Jeff Jacoby is director of Program Engineering for Cybersecurity and Special Missions (CSM), for Raytheon Intelligence, Information and Services. Jacoby is responsible for engineering excellence and program performance for the CSM business that provides cybersecurity and advanced intelligence solutions that strengthen critical infrastructures, information systems and missions worldwide.
Jacoby has more than 29 years of experience in business and program management, software and system design, development and operations. He has cross-functional leadership in information technology, software engineering, business development and operations. He has more than three years of experience in rotational assignments working within customer facilities and in partnership with multiple national customers.
In his previous role, Jacoby was director of Raytheon Cyber Enterprise Campaign overseeing the delivery of current and future cyber capabilities working collaboratively across Raytheon to leverage the company’s diverse technology and engineering talent. Prior to this, Jacoby was director of Information Technology Operations and Services for Raytheon Intelligence and Information Systems, providing technical resources, operations, and services for end-user, network, voice, video, server and storage services – as well as new business capture and program execution services.
Jacoby holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science from Elizabethtown College and a master of science degree in business administration from The Pennsylvania State University. He is a certified Project Management Professional, a Certified Information Systems Security Professional and a validated Raytheon Six Sigma™ Master Expert.
Jacoby is active within his community and currently serves on the Elizabethtown College Leadership Council.
Vice President, Global Trust Assurance
Bill O’Connell serves as vice president of global trust assurance for ADP, one of the world’s largest providers of business outsourcing and human capital management solutions. Mr. O'Connell leads a global team responsible for all client security assurance, vendor assurance and security communications, training and awareness.
Prior to joining ADP, Bill led his own consulting practice and also worked for Deloitte, building and executing on strategic information security roadmaps for chief information security officers and chief information officers of global Fortune 500 firms. Additionally, Bill previously held several leadership roles across information technology domains. Bill has co-led a number of initiatives that received industry recognition and are considered best practice solutions. Two examples of the recognized work include a trusted platform security infrastructure initiative and the architecture of a client security portal. Both initiatives were recognized in industry as IDG© and ISE© Projects of the Year.
Bill holds a BS and an MBA, both from the University of Maryland, holds numerous security and technology certifications including CISA, CISSP, ITIL and PMP and is an Ironman triathlete.
Rosetta Jones serves as a vice president of global issues management and crisis communications at Visa Inc. Ms. Jones leads Visa’s security and privacy, consumer protection communications as well as directs strategic communications for business issues and reputational crises. Ms. Jones also serves as a spokeswoman for Visa and has appeared in numerous broadcast and print stories, including most notably CNN, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, and The Chicago Tribune.
Prior to joining Visa in 1997, Ms. Jones worked with Ketchum Public Relations in Atlanta, Georgia where she developed and managed communications programs for range of business-to-business and consumer accounts.
Jones graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a bachelor’s degree from the School of Journalism and Mass Communication.
Bill Rosenthal returned to his roots by acquiring Logical Operations in April 2012 and currently serves as chief executive officer (CEO). Bill first joined Logical Operations in 1987 as VP of sales and marketing and became president in 1992. As president, he oversaw the leading supplier of computer training products worldwide and supervised the operations of Ziff-Davis University, the leading web-based computer skills site.
As CEO, Bill has led the development of a robust portfolio of information security offerings. Through strategic partnerships with the top certifying bodies in the industry, including Cisco and CompTIA, Logical Operations has become a leader in the facilitation of instructor-led security training. Additionally, Bill has provided strategic direction in the development of Logical Operations’ own information security certification development.
Bill recognizes the need to increase awareness around security issues, and is seen as a thought leader in the information security training industry. From technical insights, to training delivery best practices, Bill regularly provides expert insight into the ways in which education can strengthen our information systems.